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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
This is Barthes? seminal text reimagined in a contemporary context by contemporary academics. Through a revisiting of Mythologies , a key text in cultural and media studies, this volume explores the value these disciplines can add to an understanding of contemporary society and culture. Leading academics in media, English, education, and cultural... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95
A rapid and widespread growth of interest in applied ethics is occurring today not only in the United States, but around the world as well. Academia both reflects this and is a leader in the movement. The field of speech communication shares in this increased sensitivity to ethical concerns. Students and the general public are looking for thoughtful... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 47.99
Human Conflict distinguishes between "effective" and "ineffective" forms of face-to-face interaction in cases where agreement, disagreement, understanding, or misunderstanding prevail. Following an in-depth look at the interplay of cognitive appraisals, value orientations, and social identity in the construction of everyday reality, the book analyzes... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 21.25
· ?Required reading for anyone concerned about news media's role in American society.? ? Scott McClurg, Professor of Political Science, Souther Illinois University ?Makes a convincing case that the U.S. news media provides the public with what it wants rather than what it needs.? ? Michael Delli Carpini, Dean, Annenberg School... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.99
Unter dem Stichwort Mediatisierung wird in der aktuellen Forschung die Frage behandelt, wie sich im Zuge des Eindringens einer Vielzahl unterschiedlicher (digitaler) Medien in den Alltag Aktivitäten, Interaktivitäten, Rituale, Normalitäten und Konventionen verändern. Die Besonderheit dieses Bandes für Fragen der Mediatisierung besteht in der ausdrücklichen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
The notion of "heritage" has become one of the global tropes in recent years. At the heart of heritage politics are three questions: what heritage is, who decides what it is, and for whom is the decision made. However, existing work on heritage language has rarely tackled these questions, assuming that teaching children of migrants their "heritage... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 49.99
Patricia Grünberg leistet eine Bestandsaufnahme der sozialwissenschaftlichen Vertrauensforschung und überträgt diese Erkenntnisse, unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Theorie öffentlichen Vertrauens, auf das deutsche Gesundheitssystem. Im empirischen Teil wird mittels 17 qualitativer Leitfadeninterviews mit Patienten untersucht, wie unterschiedliche... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00
On the basis of a world-wide convenience sample of 116 languages, the distribution of zero-marking of spatial relations over the languages of the world is shown to largely escape any genetically, areally and/or typologically based constraints. The main goal of this book is to firmly establish the cross-linguistic occurrence of the zero-marking... more...
- AMACOM 2006; US$ 12.95
In an increasingly diverse workplace, it?s more important and challenging than ever to communicate well. We must build bridges that cross our differences to connect our similarities. The Art of Connecting reveals five core principles and presents corresponding, specific strategies for overcoming communications barriers and connecting effectively with... more...